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Metal-Based Drugs
Volume 2, Issue 2, Pages 99-103

Tin-Based Antitumour Drugs: New Developments

Free University of Brussels VUB, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Department of General and Organic Chemistry, Room 8G512, Pleinlaan 2, Brussel B-1050, Belgium

Received 2 December 1994; Accepted 9 January 1995

Copyright © 1995 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


An overview of the in vitro test results on several human tumour cell lines of several series of organotin compounds synthesized at the Free University of Brussels VUB. Several compounds exhibit excellent antitumour activities. in vivo screening also gave very promising results.